Chesterland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Geauga County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 2,521.
A post office called "Chester Cross Roads" was established in 1826, and the name was changed to "Chesterland" in 1898. Chesterland derives its name from Chester, Massachusetts.
Chesterland is in northwestern Geauga County at 41°31′22″N 81°20′14″W (41.522901, -81.337157), slightly to the southeast of the center of Chester Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.4 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.32%, is water.
The town center of Chesterland is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 322 and State Route 306. US-322 leads east 24 miles (39 km) to Orwell and west 19 miles (31 km) to downtown Cleveland, while SR 306 leads north 8 miles (13 km) to the center of Kirtland and south 9 miles (14 km) to Bainbridge. The commercial district of Chesterland spans out from this intersection in all directions.
Chesterland is part of the Chagrin Valley area, which is defined by the cities and villages along the Chagrin River.
As of the census of 2010, the population was 2,521, including 990 households, and 685 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 573.0 people per square mile (221.2/km2). There were 1,052 housing units at an average density of 239.1/sq mi (92.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.6% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races.